“Amazon’s entry into the Internet-connected set-top box market this week with the Fire TV underscored the growing importance of Internet based video delivery,” Mark Hibben writes for Seeking Alpha.

“The group of under-$100 boxes is a space that Apple dominated in 2013 with $1 billion in sales of Apple TVs and related content for its fiscal year,” Hibben writes. “With competition from Roku, Google, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV, will Apple lose its leadership position?”

“No,” Hibben writes. “Using exclusive patented technology, Apple’s next generation Apple TV, which may be introduced as early as June, will keep it ahead of the pack.”

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